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Channel Islands Funds Quarterly Update: Q2 2020

Contents: 1 Developments in the Channel Islands 1.1 Mandatory Disclosure Rules 2 Jersey developments 2.1 Deadline for submission of JPF annual compliance return extended 2.2 Outsourcing Notifications to be submitted online 2.3 JFSC consultation on changes to fund fee rates 2.4 JFSC Annual Report 2019 published 2.5 Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey 2.6 […]

Update on Cayman Islands mutual funds law and regulation

Timing for Registration of Previously Exempt Funds The sponsors and operators of Cayman Islands mutual funds which benefited from the “15 investor exemption” under the Mutual Funds Law (as amended) (the “Mutual Funds Law”) should, unless otherwise out of scope, by now be undertaking the process of registering with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”). […]

Limited partners’ extensive right to true and full information

In the recent judgment of In the Matter of Gulf Investment Corporation et al v. The Port Fund LP et al and the earlier judgment of Dorsey Ventures Limited v. XIO GP Limited, the Cayman Islands Grand Court has provided some welcome clarification regarding the extent of a limited partner’s statutory right to information in an exempted limited partnership.


Bott & Co Powers New Flight Compensation Business With Lexis Visualfiles

LexisNexisEnterprise Solutions, a provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that top 200 legal practice and consumer law firm Bott & Co’s recently launched flight compensation service for airline passengers, Bott Aviation, is powered by its rapid development case and matter management system, Lexis Visualfiles. In a constantly changing and aggressive legal market, Bott […]


Revenues move upward across UK top 50 despite gloomy predictions

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has posted the largest percentage change in turnover among the magic circle for the 2012/13 year, with the outlook for the top 50 firms remaining positive despite fears of a major slump across the profession. While turnover appears to have stagnated at Linklaters, which claimed a 1 per cent increase to £1.195bn […]

Cat Griffiths index

Who needs democracy in law firms?

An interesting paper put out recently by Laura Empson, professor at Cass Business School is doing the rounds. It focuses on the ambiguities of law firm leadership. The study, titled Who’s in Charge? Exploring Leadership Dynamics in Professional Service Firms, parses the various structures of formal and informal power at several top (anonymised) private practice […]


Banknote printer De La Rue picks Bakers after global tender

The world’s biggest money printing company De La Rue has chosen Baker & McKenzie as its preferred supplier for work outside the UK and US following a four-month tender which closed in October. De La Rue, which also produces passports, driving licences and tax stamps, previously had relationships with around 80 firms in 150 countries. […]

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